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Ruth Coleman

Isle of Wight Challenge

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My story

[p][b]A huge thank you to all those who have already donated. Due to current circumstances, the Isle of Wight round walk has been postponed to 1st/2nd May 2021.[/b][/p][p]The complete distance is 106 km (66 miles). I will do a minimum of half the route 52km (33 miles). Training is of course low key at the moment. I am aiming for 2 core sessions a week and 60 miles of walking a month, following government guidelines. I will resume proper training once restrictions are lifted. Photos below (left and middle) are since the lock-down; the picture on the right is the North Downs way near Newland's Corner (near Guildford) after Storm Dennis.[/p][p]I am aiming to raise £1,500 for the charity Starfish Asia which provides education for those who cannot afford it in Pakistan. In particular, the money will go to their scholarship fund to give young people a chance of higher education which would otherwise be an impossible dream. I have chosen this charity because their philosophy is that although you can’t help everyone you can make a difference to a few people. At the moment the scholarship fund is supporting about 150 students to pursue a variety of courses including midwifery, teaching and engineering.[/p][p]All money donated will go directly to the charity; I have covered my own expenses. Please give as you feel able - no amount too small. [/p]
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May 22, 2020


Mar 15, 2020


Pray you make it!

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Mar 12, 2020

Sue F

All the best for this worthy cause. You can do it!


Mar 12, 2020


Have a lovely walk. With best wishes from Rosemary


Mar 10, 2020


You are amazing!


Mar 9, 2020


I love Starfish Asia and all they do! Thanks for doing this walk and I hope you enjoy it. It is such a good cause and your fundraising will make a real difference to the lives of the young people who are supported to go onto higher education.

£100.00 plus £25.00 Gift Aid

Mar 4, 2020

S Jones

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid

Mar 4, 2020


Great project Ruth, I’m sure you will achieve your goal 🤗 Fingers crossed for a fine day !

£20.00 plus £5.00 Gift Aid

Mar 2, 2020


£3.00 plus £0.75 Gift Aid

Feb 29, 2020


Well done at doing this sponsored walk for such a worthwhile organisation.

£50.00 plus £12.50 Gift Aid